Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Copybook Collection

    The Copybook Collection brings together original materials from the university archives. Copybooks document individual students' work and interests; they may contain penmanship exercises, handwritten excerpts of poems, and/or literary translations.

  • Arthur J. Horton Collection on Coeducation

    Since these are the records of one member of the committee–a member with a particular perspective–this collection will not give an unbiased view of the coeducation debate at Princeton. Since Horton wrote many letters and saved them all, the collection clearly presents his participation in the committee's work and his opposition to coeducation.

  • Princeton at the World's Columbian Exhibition Records

    Consists of three certificates from the U.S. Congress honoring Princeton for the exhibit, three copies of a photograph of Dr. and Mrs. McCosh seated in the exhibit booth, a written proposal for the exhibit, layout plans for the exhibit, and two bound registers containing the autographs and home cities of visitors to the exhibit.

  • Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Records

    The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs records document
    the founding and development of Princeton University's professional public
    policy school. The records contain the correspondence of the various
    administrators of the school and its affiliated research sections and centers;
    subject files originating from the administrative offices; the school's annual
    reports to the President; and records of many of the Public Affairs Conference

  • Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records

    The Dean of the Chapel records document the activities of the Office and the
    Chapel and include former dean files, historical material, minutes, and
    marriage, birth, baptism, and death records as well as adminsitrative files and
    programs of services and concerts. Series 1 materials include files for the
    tenure of Dean Robert Russell Wicks (1928-1947), Assistant Deans of the Chapel
    Laurence Fenninger (1930-1946), Burton MacLean (1946-1948), H. Keith Beebe

  • Tiger Hockey Email Newsletters

    The collection consists of email newsletters written by the Cranes for the families and fans of the Princeton men's hockey team. The newsletters contain synopses of hockey games, photographs of games, players and fans, and links to other sources of information on Princeton men's hockey.

  • Horace and Thomas Meeker Papers on Admission to Princeton University

    The papers document the University's admission processes circa 1925 and 1950. In
    addition, the papers contain a small amount of material pertaining to academics and
    student life at Princeton. Document types include correspondence, examinations, and
    ephemera.

  • Design in America Conference Records

    Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America
    Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at
    the conference.

  • Progressive Review Subject File

    This collection contains flyers, various committee reports and minutes, proposals, clippings, correspondence, judicial proceedings, personal notes, a video, and ephemera. The materials in Series 1, Organizations and Individuals, and Series 2, General, are largely independent from the magazine itself. These records are a compilation from various organizations and people, most unaffiliated with the publication or operating in a different capacity. Series 3, Correspondence File of John G.

  • Gordon Alexander Craig Papers

    The Gordon Alexander Craig Papers document several projects the historian was involved with while a professor at Princeton. These include the Marine Corps History Project for which Craig served as chairman of the editorial board, and which resulted in the 600 page volume The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War (1951).Also included in the collection are a set of correspondence and clippings relating to the loyalty oath controversy at the University of California in 1950-1951.

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